Not only 1 or 2, there have been numerous cases in the overall cricket where cricketers needed to pick an entirely unexpected calling after retirement. Also, a considerable lot of them went a long way from the spotlight which resembled a dependence for them some time recently.
Here we list down 10 worldwide cricketers who were forgotten after finishing their cricket career and chose a totally different profession for the rest of the life.
1. Joginder Sharma, India
Joginder Sharma was a phenomenal Indian Bowler and had an awesome commitment in India's triumph in 2007's T20 World Cup. However, his cricketing profession turned out poorly and today, he fills in as a DSP in Haryana Police.
2. Sadagopan Ramesh, India
Sadagopan Ramesh was viewed as a helpful decision in the Indian team for test matches. In any case, because of the long issues with respect to frame, he quit the cricket. He was later seen in Tamil movies, Santosh Subramaniam and furthermore, Potta Potti.
3. Andrew Flintoff, England
Andrew Flintoff was one of the finest players of the English Cricket group. After retirement, he attempted his fortunes in boxing and beat down America's Richard Dawson on his expert boxing debut.
4. Nathan Astle, New Zealand
Nathan Astle was another incredible batsman of New Zealand who drove the group to numerous triumphs without any help. He had the record of scoring the speediest twofold century, yet because of the poor shape he needed to stop cricket. Astle at that point chosen to wind up noticeably a racer in the Sprint Car Championship.
5. Chris Harris, New Zealand
If you followed the cricket in 90’s, you may remember Chris Harris for some fantastic cricket. He was New Zealand's one of the best wagers as an all-rounder who assumed a mind blowing part in both batting and knocking down some pins side. After the retirement, he landed the position of a restorative agent for an Australian organization Orthotech, a wholesaler of orthopedic gadgets for hips and knees, spinal gear, paedical screws and pens for spinal combination to orthopedic neurosurgeons.
6. Dilip Doshi, India
Dilip Doshi played an astounding cricket from the Indian side. The left-arm spinner played 33 coordinates and struck 114 wickets before he at last resigned. After retirement, he joined the privately-owned company, Entrack International and presented the extravagance brands of Mont Blanc pens to India in 1994.
7. Salil Ankola, India
Salil Ankola had a short career in Cricket because of injuries and inconsistency in performance. In the wake of leaving cricket, he had a vocation in TV and Film industry where he played roles in Kora Kagaz, Kurukshetra, Bigg Boss.
8. Ewen Chatfield, New Zealand
Ewen Chatfield had a great career as a New Zealand Bowler in 1980's. He was Sir Richard Hadlee's opening rocking the bowling alley accomplice and assumed essential part in the group. In 43 Tests, Chatfield struck 123 wickets. Later he survived a nearby experience with death when he was hit on the head by a bouncer from Peter Lever. He collapsed and had fractured his skill but he recovered. After retirement, Chatfield had two stints at coaching but it failed. He tried his hands in lawn-mowing, worked at a dairy farm, courier and a salesman in a chip shop. Afterward, he settled down and is presently a driver for Corporate Cabs in Wellington.
9. Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, India
Sreesanth was Indian Cricket Team's one of the best and forceful bowlers. Before he could take his International vocation to another level, Sreesanth needed to leave taking after the charges of spot-settling, drop in execution and awful lead. Sreesanth who is additionally a decent artist moved to media outlets later to work in a Malayalam film, Team 5. He will be additionally seen in upcoming Hindi film Aksar 2. In March 2016, Sreesanth also announced his entry into politics. The former cricketer became a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Kerala.
10. Debashish Mohanty, India
Remember Debashish Mohanty? He was one of the best bowlers of Indian Cricket Team in his period and took numerous wickets. Mohanty had a stunning impact in the triumph of India against Pakistan in the Sahara Cup amid the 90's. The right-arm medium-quick bowler played 17 ODIs and grabbed 29 wickets in mid 20's to hop into the main 20 of the ICC ODI World Rankings. In the aggregate 45 matches, he played in his 5-year-old career, Mohanty took 57 wickets.